Monday 1 September 2014

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Special offers

Book online and save 10 per cent at Slimbridge

Ongoing

Save 10 percent on the admission price to Slimbridge when you book online.

Slimbridge Wetland Centre offers a fantastic value day out all year round, with the added chance to now save 10 per cent...

Get a free children's Graze Goody Box

Ongoing

Parents can claim a free first and fifth children’s Graze Goody Box.

Get your first – and fifth – tasty children’s Graze Goody Box delivered to your door, free of charge.

Free trial lesson with Explore Learning

Ongoing

Sharpen your child’s maths and English skills in a free trial session with Explore Learning Cheltenham.

Explore Learning Cheltenham is offering free trial sessions to local children, helping to improve their maths and English,...

Three months free National Trust membership

Ongoing

Snowshill Manor is just one of the National Trus properties in Gloucestershire.

Get three months of free membership to the National Trust, and access to hundreds of days out in the UK, when you sign...

Events

Meet Rex and other Dinosaurs at The Wilson

Monday 1 to Sunday 28 September 2014

Visitors of all ages can get hands-on with an array of interactive fun.

Go nose-to-nose with a T-Rex skull, measure up to a Diplodocus bone and marvel at the size of Megalosaurus, at The Wilson...

Love Local and Organic Food Festival at Whole Foods

Saturday 6 to Sunday 7 September 2014

Get your fill of fine produce during the Love Local and Organic Food Festival at Whole Foods.

From artisan chocolates and award-winning teas to tasty chutneys and triple distilled gin, celebrate the very best local...

Northleach Steam and Vintage Show

Saturday 6 to Sunday 7 September 2014

Expect to see a dizzying array of classic cars, steam trains and much more at Northleach Steam and Vintage Show 2014.

Boasting classic cars, steam trains, engines, military cars and more, The Northleach Steam and Vintage show will be back...

Made in the Cotswolds Festival

Saturday 13 to Sunday 14 September 2014

Made in the Cotswolds 2014 will showcase the Cotswolds’ hidden talents.

Delve into a feast of creative fun, when Made in the Cotswolds Festival returns to various locations across the pretty...

Mega Roller Disco in Cheltenham

Saturday 13 September 2014

Get your skates on this September, when the Mega Roller Disco returns to Cheltenham.

Get your skates on for the next Cheltenham Mega Roller Disco, rolling into the Town Hall this September for family and...

Frampton Country Fair

Sunday 14 September 2014

Experience popular country pursuits at this year’s Frampton Country Fair.

Enjoy a family-fun day out at Frampton Country Fair 2014, featuring a jam-packed line-up of popular country pursuits....

The Gruffalo at Everyman Theatre

Tuesday 16 to Wednesday 17 September 2014

Book tickets for this family favourite before it’s too late!

Join Mouse on his adventures through the deep, dark woods when the stage adaptation of The Gruffalo arrives at Cheltenham’s...

Strike a Light Festival

Thursday 25 to Monday 29 September 2014

The Black Album comprises three distinctly different hip hop choreographies to everything from Linkin Park to Mozart. Don’t miss it on the Saturday of Strike a Light 2014.

Sparking creativity in local artists, performers and even residents, the third annual Strike a Light Festival will feature...

Stowell Park Open Garden

Sunday 14 September 2014

Round up the family to explore Stowell Park this September.

From peach houses and vineries to woodland and water gardens spanning thousands of acres, discover one of the Cotswolds’...

Speech House Vintage Show in the Forest of Dean

Sunday 14 September 2014

Expect to find plenty of vintage vehicles, machinery, family activities and more at the Speech House Vintage Show 2014.

Vintage enthusiasts and fun-seeking families alike will be able to enjoy a day of classic vehicles and machinery, trade...

Wycliffe College Open Day

Saturday 27 September 2014

Discover all that Wycliffe College has to offer your child, during the anticipated Open Day this September.

Head to Wycliffe College’s Open Day this autumn to discover its stunning location, superb pastoral care, state-of-the-art...

Events

Five Valleys Walk in Stroud

Sunday 28 September 2014

Step on it and get walking across the Five Valleys to raise funds for Meningitis Now.

All ages and abilities can join Meningitis Now for a 21-mile walk through the stunning Cotswolds countryside this September....

Cheltenham College Open Morning

Saturday 11 October 2014

Discover the outstanding academic and extracurricular facilities on offer at the prestigious Cheltenham College this autumn.

Cheltenham College will be abuzz with teachers, pupils, and families this October when it opens its doors to prospective...

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers at Roses Theatre

Saturday 11 October 2014

Another thrilling and powerful show is promised by the Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers in Tewkesbury.

Catch Japanese drumming sensations, the Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers, for an evening that will get your heart beating at the...

Frightmare at Over Farm

Saturday 18 October to Saturday 1 November 2014

Are you brave enough to face a plethora of Halloween-themed activities at Over Farm?

The South West’s biggest Halloween event will return to Over Farm Market for its 13th year of scares, featuring frighteningly...

The King's School Open Morning

Saturday 18 October 2014

Meet The King’s School’s friendly staff and students during the Open Morning this October.

Get an insight into how Gloucester’s historic King’s School can develop your child, explore its famous Cathedral grounds...

Discovering Bats Day in Tewkesbury

Saturday 25 October 2014

Find out more about these misunderstood furry fliers at The John Moore Museum.

The John Moore Museum will be welcoming bat expert David Endacott, and a few of his furry fliers, to Tewkesbury, giving...

Chris and Pui Roadshow at the Everyman

Friday 31 October 2014

Chris and Pui are coming to the Everyman, hooray!

This Halloween, county children will be helping CBeebies duo Chris and Pui find Old MacDonald’s animals at the Everyman,...

Nature in Art Gift and Craft Fair

Saturday 1 to Sunday 2 November 2014

Nature in Art near Gloucester will be holding its incredibly popular Gift and Craft Fair once again this autumn.

Nature in Art’s annual Gift and Craft Fair will return this autumn, boasting an abundance of hand-crafted gifts, artist...

The Sooty Show in Cheltenham

Sunday 15 February 2015

Meet Sooty and co at the Everyman Theatre in February.

Join Sooty, Sweep, Soo and Richard at the Everyman for a magical, musical adventure ahead of Sooty’s birthday party, and...

Guides

Gloucestershire independent schools guide

Parents are spoilt for choice by the wealth of top independent schools in Gloucestershire.

Discover some of the finest independent schools in Gloucestershire and the surrounding area, in SoGlos’s dedicated guide.

Gloucestershire school holiday dates guide

Get planning your family holidays with SoGlos’s handy Gloucestershire school holidays guide.

Get planning family vacations and daytrips with SoGlos’s comprehensive guide to school holiday dates in Gloucestershire.

News

First extended opening for Berkeley Castle in 2014

Berkeley Castle will remain open until the end of October this year, with an extended programme of events.

Berkeley Castle will remain open until the end of October for the first time this year, with an extended programme of...

National Trust campaigns for children to play outdoors

Running around in the rain is just one of the 50 Things to Do Before You’re 11 ¾, according to The National Trust.

From climbing trees and hunting for bugs to playing pooh sticks and picking wild berries, The National Trust hopes to...

Alpaca treks launched at Sudeley Castle

The new alpaca treks at Sudeley Castle are expected to prove popular with visiting families this summer.

Visitors to Sudeley Castle can now take a fluffy friend around the glorious grounds, thanks to the launch of its hour-long...

Hollywood Bowl to open at The Brewery

Hollywood Bowl is due to open at The Brewery in Cheltenham this autumn.

A 16-lane, state-of-the-art bowling complex, and the latest addition to the UK’s largest tenpin family, Hollywood Bowl,...

Children & Family events

Visitors of all ages can get hands-on with an array of interactive fun.

Meet Rex and other Dinosaurs at The Wilson

Monday 1 to Sunday 28 September 2014

Prepare to be amazed by the WOW! natural history exhibition at Gloucester City Museum.

WOW exhibition at Gloucester City Museum

Tuesday 2 September to Saturday 8 November 2014

Not sure about which course of study is the right one for you? Then head to a September Start Advice Session at Gloucestershire College, where you can get the help you need to make an informed decision.

September Start Advice Sessions at Gloucestershire College

Wednesday 3 to Thursday 18 September 2014

Get your fill of fine produce during the Love Local and Organic Food Festival at Whole Foods.

Love Local and Organic Food Festival at Whole Foods

Saturday 6 to Sunday 7 September 2014

The Planets Centenary exhibition at Holst Birthplace Museum

Monday 1 September to Sunday 12 October 2014

PJ Crook's Planets at Holst Birthplace Museum

Monday 1 September to Sunday 19 October 2014

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WOW Exhibition
Malvern Theatres

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